Corto plazo
RC-08/18 INDIA INDIA SOC/EDU 23/04/2018 05/05/2018

CODE: RC-08/18

NAME: Women Power


DATE: 23.04.18 – 05.05.18

Location: Ruchi campus which is located near Bandh village. It is 30 km from Kalka and 60 km from Chandigarh.
Bandh village is small located in interior mountainous area and the volunteers will have a unique opportunity to
live with nature in a peaceful environment. RUCHI campus is one km. from the village.

Work: This projects aims to empower women by
helping them to gain confidence, recognize and
demand their rights and most importantly start being
an earning member of family. The volunteer is
expected to better understand the role a typical
women has in our society. They will also be attending
meetings of Self-help Groups (SHGs) and interact with
women to better understand their plight assist them to
be economically independent.

Additional activities will include learning of various developmental issues and solutions. They will visit various humanitarian projects and interact with the villagers.

Requirements: Interest in gender related work and issues with a sharing and learning ability, High motivation.

Accommodation: Volunteers will live in the RUCHI campus in shared accommodation. All basic amenities will be
available with library facilities. Asian squat type toilet and English WC will be available. Vegetarian food will be
served. A cook will be there but volunteers are expected to help him and occasionally cook their own meals and
self-management is required. Sleeping bags are also necessary.

Leisure time: Self organized city tours and excursions. Old Sikh and Hindu temples in the near vicinity can be
visited. Nearby Kasauli town is another hill station as a tourist attraction. A visit to Shimla will offer an
opportunity to see high Himalayan Mountains.

International Terminal: New Delhi (320 Kms); Domestic Terminal: Chandigarh and Shimla (70 kms)

Nearest railway station: Kalka (30 kms) Participation Fee: Euro 220